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Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, also Cervantes, – 22 April 1616 NS) was a Spanish writer widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language, and one of the world's pre-eminent novelists. He is best known for Don Quixote, a classic of Western Literature, published in two parts between 1605 and 1615, sometimes considered the first modern novel, and the most influential work of fiction ever written... Read More

BornMiguel de Cervantes
29 September 1547 (assumed)
Alcalá de Henares, Crown of Castile
Died22 April 1616 (aged 68)
Madrid, Crown of Castile
OccupationSoldier, novelist, poet, playwright, tax collector
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